Tutorials with free pattern pieces

At Compagnie M. we stimulate you to become creative with our patterns. Below you can find some instructions that show you how to use our patterns to make new garments. Enjoy our tutorial with new free pattern pieces.

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Julia dress for girls

Download the instructions in English or Dutch.

Download the new free pattern piece with or without seam allowance.


Julia dress for teens & women

Download the instructions in English or Dutch.

Download the new free pattern piece with or without seam allowance.


Lila dress & jumpsuit ruffle sleeve

Download the new free pattern piece.

You can find the instructions at Lily & Woody.


Charles dress for girls

Download the instructions in English or Dutch.

Download the new free pattern piece with seam allowance.


Lotta, Louisa, Ileana dress: new collar

Download the new free pattern piece.

You can find the instructions (in Dutch) at A Naais ID.

Mix & Match tutorials

Some of our patterns are interchangeable. This way you can Mix & Match the pattern pieces from one design to another. Below we present Mix & Match dresses that include new instructions.

To make these dresses you’ll need to buy some of our patterns first. We combined pattern pieces from several dresses to design these new garments.


Louisa & Ileana dress, Nina skirt

Download the instructions in English or Dutch.

Download the new free pattern piece.


Louisa & Ileana dress

Download the instructions in English or Dutch.

Other tutorials


Regular sleeve to cap sleeve with a cuff

In this blogpost I show you how to change a regular sleeve (knits) to a cap sleeve with a cuff.


Fabric flower

Download the instructions in English or Dutch.


Lisa dress for girls

Download the tutorial.

Your tutorials

At Compagnie M. we love it when you hack our patterns. We love it even more when you show us and your followers on how to do the same. Below you can find some tutorials written by you. The links below will guide you to the bloggers that did the effort to share a tutorial based on our patterns.

Did you write a tutorial specially for a Compagnie M. pattern? Send us the link and I’ll add your tutorial on our website.


Louisa: upside down

Download the instructions.


Julia sweater: shoulder bow

You can find the tutorial at Lily&Woody.


Wallet project#17: new flaps

You can find the tutorial (Dutch) & the new free pattern pieces at Khadetjes.


Frederique dress: free hood (2-6yo)

You can find the tutorial & the new free pattern piece at Blanche.


Nina skirt: with exposed zipper

You can find the tutorial at Inspinration.

Sewing techniques

When you sew your own clothes, you’ll need to control some basic techniques. The more you sew, the better you will know the basics. Not feeling confident yet? No problem! I’ve written several tutorials to guide you through these techniques step by step.

Did you buy a Compagnie M. pattern? You will notice in the instructions that I refer to these tutorials. Print the tutorials tutorials you need. When you ever sew another Compagnie M. pattern, you can use them again.

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How to add piping to a garment

Download tutorial in English , Dutch , French , German or Italian

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How to make your own piping

Download tutorial in English , Dutch French and Italian

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How to add an invisible zipper

Download tutorial in English , Dutch , French , German or Italian

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How to make your own bias binding

Download tutorial in English or Dutch

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How to add an adjustable waistband

Download tutorial in English or Dutch

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How to make button loops

Download tutorial in English or Dutch

Compagnie-M_tutorial_how_to_add_the_perfect_ruffles How to gather the perfect ruffles

Download tutorial in English or Dutch

How to hem without using pins

Download tutorial in English 

Tutorial_picture_howtosewwithknits_2How to sew with knits

Download tutorial in English , Dutch or French

How to make a Double welt pocket

Download tutorial in English , Dutch , French or German

How to make a Faux Double welt pocket

Download tutorial in English , Dutch , French and German

Double welt pocket with buttonloops

Download tutorial in English , Dutch , French and German